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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Did you see the morning sky this morning? Venus was just under the waning moon. ( .( )
It was absolutely stunning. The sky was a cobalt blue with just the fringe of a rainbow sunrise
on the horizon.
It would be interesting to combine GPS, GIS, and Astronomy to get different perspectives of celestial events and the reasoning behind the visual based on Lat/Lon and elevation.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Cross-Curricular Units with GIS



If you're searching for great ways to integrate English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and GIS lessons, then start with these two examples. Both units include reading, writing and thinking along with solid content-driven examples in all subjects.
  • "Water, Water Everywhere"
  • "Out of Bounds: A Cross-Curricular Baseball Unit"
Both units are available from my website, http://www.barbareeduke.com/downloads/downloads.htm.

Technology Integration in the News

If you're interested in proving how technology integration really affects students, you may want to check out this article, http://www.thejournal.com/articles/24218. It offers some interesting things to consider.

Spring into Nature

As spring ushers in new buds, you might consider getting involved with Project Budburst...fun and educational! Check out their efforts and how you can contribute at http://www.projectbudburst.org!